Harrisburg-Hershey

Harrisburg-Hershey Travel Guide

Articles about Harrisburg-Hershey

By Helen Zook

Imagine you and the kids in Hawaii. Hiking to a waterfall. Snorkeling through a lagoon. Lounging beachside. Dining at a luau. Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa on Oahu, makes this kind of family vacation, well, possible. And that's just one of the country's best family stays.

By Charles Runnette

Hold on tight for the most spine-tingling, hair-raising roller coasters, free falls, and 4-D rides, from New England to Japan.

By Jeff Silverman
Anyone can give a kid a candy bar. So what did the confectioner and philanthropist Milton S. Hershey unwrap for the children in his neighborhood in central Pennsylvania? A nine-hole golf course. A real one. No windmills or clown faces. No measly p...
By Charles Runnette
If your idea of a perfect summer day involves an adrenaline-infused rush from a truly frightening ride, skip the kiddie parks this year. The Matterhorn at Disneyland and Space Mountain at Disney World are both great when you’re 12, but they won’t ...

Hotels in Harrisburg-Hershey

Family-friendly and convenient to Hersheypark amusement park, this 665-room resort is a good bet in the summer, when its three swimming pools are especially welcome; family bingo is played for—what else?—chocolate prizes.

Restaurants in Harrisburg-Hershey

Knoebels is also notable for some of the most inventive theme-park food in America, including peanut butter and jelly milkshakes and deep-fried brownies.

Things to do in Harrisburg-Hershey

This hilly Phoenix coaster dates from 1947, and the nearly finished Flying Turns is an open-chute toboggan. Among the park’s more than 50 rides, there are also classics like retro bumper cars and a creepy haunted house.